evolution of nuclear strategy by Freedman, Lawrence.

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Nuclear warfare,
  • Military policy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 519-548) and index.

Book details

StatementLawrence Freedman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU263 .F698 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 566 p. ;
Number of Pages566
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3578967M
ISBN 100333652983, 0333972392
LC Control Number2002192654

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